Our signature Creative Campus projects build the creative capacities of faculty, staff, and students; illuminate everyday and extraordinary creative lives; and explore what is possible in embedding creativity and innovation in all aspects of a campus experience.
Our signature Creative Campus Innovation Grant Program offers Vanderbilt faculty, staff, and students the opportunity to pilot original ideas...
Our Creative Practice Boot Camp offers hands-on workshops that encourage experimentation and immerse participants in the creative process...
The Vanderbilt Story Booth is a highly customizable, mobile technology for sharing real time, authentic stories and voices on campus.
DFA Vanderbilt is a student-led studio creating local and social impact through interdisciplinary design.
We are helping to launch Nashville's first Maker Faire in 2013. Join us at this showcase of invention, resourcefulness, and creativity.
Through the Residential Fellows program, upper-class students explore ways to use creativity and the arts to serve their community.
When the old ways of knowing and expression are no longer sufficient to meet the demands of a new situation, what types of creativity are required?
Creative Campus Innovation Grants enable faculty, staff, and students to develop pilots that produce serendipitous, unexpected campus experiences; spur non-routine conversations and collaborations; illuminate creative process across disciplines; solve problems; and produce non-routine classroom experiences.
The critically acclaimed centennial celebration of John Cage with VORTEX, former dancers of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, and COMPANY ROSE.
Using art to explore, initiate and facilitate communication between prisoners and Vandy faculty and students, culminating in a Spring 2013 art exhibition.
75 years in the making! The southeastern U.S. premiere of George Antheil's restored original 1924 orchestration for Ballet mécanique. An event so remarkable it can only be achieved by humans in league with robots!
Building first-year studentsʼ resilience and capacity to reflect in the face of chance events and failures.
A campus-wide exhibition of compelling research images led by Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering members
Dayo, a Mixed Media Artist specializing in “green” art, is best known for her “Children of God” series depicting children of all nationalities.
Intersections of technology and social justice, health and culinarity will be explored and navigated to sustain healthier (and tastier) lives in all communities
Faculty, staff and students are invited to develop "emotive" textile designs that will be integrated in a campus-wide collaborative quilt
What if students were encouraged to understand illness as narrative?
Workshops to explore and understand connections between creator and audience, using improvised drumming and readings of Shakespeare.
Get out of your lab! Three Graduate Students in Engineering invite you to lunch and a new conversation.
Want to write a musical? Looking for composers, lyricists, playwrights, and directors...
Deploying ipads and developing apps to engage campus and generate collaborative art.
In Fall 2011 Cuban artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons led the Vanderbilt community in a campus art project to plant 4,400 grape hyacinth bulbs, mapping out Campos-Pons’ hometown.
Blackman challenged us to reconsider the paths we traverse across campus everyday...
Creative Campus partners with Metro Nashville Arts Commission to forge new possibilities for collaboration between Vanderbilt and the Nashville creative and maker communities.